dc1968

curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
6 december 1968 & 1 yr anniversary of thurgood marshall, cecelia suyat honored

6 december 1968 & 1 yr anniversary of thurgood marshall, cecelia suyat honored

#OTD 6 December 1968 This day last year Thurgood Marshall and Cecilia Suyat were honored at the Women’s National Press Club. In the photo above, they chat with Julius Hobson.

Your comments are welcome below. Did you, family members or neighbors attend this reception? What do you remember about it? Where did it take place? What do you remember about Cecilia Suyat and Thurgood Marshall? Julius Hobson? Were you a member of the Women’s National Press Club, a primarily white organization? You may comment privately here.

Photo source: DCPL Special Collections, Evening Star Newspaper Photo Collection, 6 December 1967. Rosemary, photographer.

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